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No, robots aren't really taking over the workplace
No, robots aren't really taking over the workplaceArticle

The introduction of robots and AI in science fiction books and films has given rise to a fear that machines will soon take over...

21 hours ago

The potential for a digitised built environment sector
The potential for a digitised built environment sectorArticle

Before Covid-19 relegated most of society to the confines of their homes, the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) sought to bring digital transformation to the masses...

Mondli Cele 28 Apr 2021

How organisations can stay future fit
How organisations can stay future fitArticle

Even before Covid-19, businesses faced increasing pressure to focus on transformation, but after the disruptions of the last year, the pandemic has presented organisations with new challenges to adapt to...

23 Apr 2021

The 8 most in-demand IT jobs in South Africa right now
The 8 most in-demand IT jobs in South Africa right nowArticle

Xpatweb has released its 2020/21 Critical Skills Survey Report, which details the eight most sought-after jobs in the IT sector right now...

19 Apr 2021

Tech brand Stuff expands into TV
Tech brand Stuff expands into TVArticle

Tech brand Stuff is expanding into television with a new show called Stuff on eNCA...

16 Apr 2021

How Covid-19 has heralded a new era of digital buildings
How Covid-19 has heralded a new era of digital buildingsArticle

With the adoption of fourth industrial revolution (4IR) technologies in all aspects of our lives, it is no surprise that buildings are getting a lot 'smarter' too...

Peter Malebye 14 Apr 2021

Demand surges for 4IR tech as 4,600 register for AI Expo Africa
Demand surges for 4IR tech as 4,600 register for AI Expo AfricaArticle

AI Expo Africa is set to have its biggest edition this year as 4,600 delegates and several international and local sponsors have already registered to attend...

13 Apr 2021

AppCentrix appoints Musa Mahlaba as business development exec
AppCentrix appoints Musa Mahlaba as business development execArticle

Mahlaba's in this role encompasses the AppCentrix Public Sector Go-To-Market strategy, supporting customers and partners in the government space...

7 Apr 2021

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MoU boosts welding sector's technology credentialsArticle

A new technology and data sharing collaboration between the Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) and the CSIR will develop the role of welding in the fourth industrial revolution

1 Apr 2021

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4IR in mining might not mean job lossesArticle

The mining sector contributed R361.9bn to the country's gross domestic product (GDP) and employed more than 400,000 people last year...

Rembuluwani Nembudani & Yushanta Rungasammy 31 Mar 2021

AI in Africa: The top 5 in-demand technologies at the moment
AI in Africa: The top 5 in-demand technologies at the momentArticle

The top five technology categories in-demand in the next two years in Africa include...

Nick Bradshaw 25 Mar 2021

Enterprises UP research project: The 4IR and its impact on future skills and training needs
Enterprises UP research project: The 4IR and its impact on future skills and training needsArticle

A team of experts from Enterprises UP recently completed a study, supporting the Fibre Processing and Manufacturing Sector Education and Training Authority's ongoing research into the impact of the Fourth Industrial Resolution...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 19 Mar 2021

Regent Business School pays tribute to healthcare workers with limited study offer
Regent Business School pays tribute to healthcare workers with limited study offerArticle

In the run up to World Health Day on 7 April 2021, Regent Business School has halved the cost of its Higher Certificate in Healthcare Services Management...

Issued by Regent Business School 17 Mar 2021

Digital transformation redefines the workplace
Digital transformation redefines the workplaceArticle

Digital transformation is using technology to radically improve the performance and reach of an organisation. When digital transformation is done right, it is like a caterpillar turning into a butterfly. But when it's not, all you have is a really fast caterpillar...

Issued by GO Content Lab 16 Mar 2021

Post-Covid-19: A chance to leapfrog Africa's development through digitalisation
Post-Covid-19: A chance to leapfrog Africa's development through digitalisationArticle

Africa recorded remarkable economic growth in the first 15 years of the 21st century, largely because of positive trends in the export of primary commodities...

Cristina Duarte 16 Mar 2021

Education takes time - but we must act now to safeguard the future of education
Education takes time - but we must act now to safeguard the future of educationArticle

Over the years we've seen how, through education, people from the most challenging situations have managed to break out and change their circumstances...

Finbiz2030 SDG 4 task team, Issued by SAICA 12 Mar 2021

TownshipTech competition: All the winners!
TownshipTech competition: All the winners!Article

The Tech Township competition is an initiative that shines a light on the entrepreneurial ingenuity that is thriving in township communities...

12 Mar 2021

Chemical Seta to fund major research projects with over R1.6m
Chemical Seta to fund major research projects with over R1.6mArticle

The Chemical Industry Education and Training Authority (CHIETA) will be funding two South African universities with R1,647,500 this year, supporting research...

9 Mar 2021

Make training a top priority, not just another B-BBEE tick box
Make training a top priority, not just another B-BBEE tick boxArticle

Training makes up 20% of the B-BBEE scorecard, and as such is a significant part of compliance. However, training is also critical to help address the skills shortage...

Daniel Orelowitz 8 Mar 2021

Enterprises UP and Drone Safety and Legal (DSL) launch Africa's first specialised drone courses
Enterprises UP and Drone Safety and Legal (DSL) launch Africa's first specialised drone coursesArticle

Enterprises University of Pretoria (Pty) Ltd (Enterprises UP) has officially launched an exclusive partnership with Drone Safety and Legal (DSL) to provide specialised short courses in drone applications...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 2 Mar 2021

Stay ahead of trends with unmatched legal intelligence
Stay ahead of trends with unmatched legal intelligenceArticle

LexisNexis South Africa's Mellony Ramalho outlines four ways this legal tech giant helps to ensure legal pros stay at the top of their game...

Issued by LexisNexis 22 Feb 2021

Decades of disruption - technologies set to change our future
Decades of disruption - technologies set to change our futureArticle

It's safe to say that the past 10 years of technology have been stratospheric in the disruption they've brought and the changes they've wrought...

Howard Plaatjes 19 Feb 2021

Sean Sanders, founder and CEO, Revix
Are cryptocurrencies the top-performing asset class of the decade or the world's greatest bubble?Article

In the early 1990s, when the internet was still in its infancy, there was some hesitation in adopting this new and unfamiliar technology with limited use in our personal and work lives...

Sean Sanders 11 Feb 2021

What is the ideal training ground for 4IR?
What is the ideal training ground for 4IR?Article

As South Africa moves swiftly towards embracing the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR), it becomes more necessary for both businesses and individuals to focus on building the necessary skills to successfully work alongside future-ready technology...

Zain Patel 5 Feb 2021

10 insights into 4IR in the mining industry
10 insights into 4IR in the mining industryArticle

A report has been released that aims at gaining an understanding of how the mining industry visualises the impact of the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) ..

1 Feb 2021

Praesignis collaborates with AWS re/Start programme
Praesignis collaborates with AWS re/Start programmeArticle

Praesignis, the data consulting experts, today announced that it is collaborating with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to deliver AWS re/Start, an internationally recognised skills development programme that prepares learners for entry-level careers in the cloud...

Issued by Praesignis 1 Feb 2021

Leadership in the new world of work
Leadership in the new world of workArticle

We began 2020 with the understanding that we were in the fourth industrial revolution (4IR). As we grappled with what that means for us as leaders, what changes we would need to make, and what training our employees would need, we were hit with the global pandemic. Still, through the chaos and disruption, we have managed to press on and have arrived, disheveled but intact, in 2021...

Leigh-Ann Brown 28 Jan 2021

Yushanta Rungasammy, director and co-head, corporate & commercial, CMS South Africa
Covid could have a positive impact on mining in the long runArticle

Despite challenges posed by Covid-19, varying demand for commodities, reduced export incomes and higher occupational safety costs, there is renewed hope...

Yushanta Rungasammy 28 Jan 2021

Key learnings from day one of SA Music Week
Key learnings from day one of SA Music WeekArticle

The inaugural South African Music Week (SAMW) commenced on 26 January 2021...

27 Jan 2021

4IR: How key industries are successfully embracing digital transformation
4IR: How key industries are successfully embracing digital transformationArticle

Across industries, we are starting to notice businesses of all sizes embrace the digital economy to create value, increase efficiency, and adapt to stay ahead of competitors...

Prenesh Padayachee 27 Jan 2021

SA Music Market Access Guide to launch at SA Music Week
SA Music Market Access Guide to launch at SA Music WeekArticle

The 2020/2021 SA Music Access Guide will be launched at the upcoming South African Music Week (SAMW). SAMW developed the music market access guide aimed at introducing everyone - locally and globally - to the music industry in South Africa...

22 Jan 2021

Navigating the digital sea of change: 3 tips to help your business swim not sink
Navigating the digital sea of change: 3 tips to help your business swim not sinkArticle

How ready is your business for digital transformation? If your answer is 'not very', the data shows that you're not alone...

Anice Hassim, Issued by Fabrik 21 Jan 2021

The Covid crisis can facilitate entrepreneurs of the future
The Covid crisis can facilitate entrepreneurs of the futureArticle

The strategic planning team at Regent Business School decided there was a need for a strong entrepreneurial ecosystem that supports the new paradigm in entrepreneurship and encourages aspiring entrepreneurs to develop new skills, innovate and pursue their ideas, especially for furthering inclusivity...

Ahmed Shaikh, Issued by Regent Business School 18 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: AI will have a real-world impact in 2021
#BizTrends2021: AI will have a real-world impact in 2021Article

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is gaining notable momentum across a number of industries. In the past year, we saw rapid digital transformation spurred by Covid-19, with new technologies being adopted almost overnight...

Dries Cronje 13 Jan 2021

4IR: How the subscription economy is changing the world of CX
4IR: How the subscription economy is changing the world of CXArticle

The impacts of Covid-19 won't be temporary and customer experience (CX) as we know it is coming to an end. Luckily, we can all learn from the changes to come...

Charlotte Adelgaard 13 Jan 2021

Maarten Ackermann, chief economist and advisory partner, Citadel
#BizTrends2021: 3 wealth management trends to watch in 2021Article

The Covid19 pandemic has been one of the greatest disruptors in living memory, causing major upheaval across all facets of our everyday life...

Maarten Ackerman 11 Jan 2021

Glenn Gillis, CEO, Sea Monster
Why SA is well-equipped to compete in the global knowledge economy, especially the education spaceArticle

South Africa has unique challenges in the education space. We spend a vast amount of money on both basic and higher education, yet our results are still very poor...

Glenn Gillis 8 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Sustainability paving the way for future of waste management
#BizTrends2021: Sustainability paving the way for future of waste managementArticle

Waste management can no longer be looked at with a linear view as we move towards 2021. We are seeing national as well as global leaders around the world creating massive awareness around the 'throw-away culture'...

Kate Stubbs 7 Jan 2021

Professor Frederick Cawood, director, Wits Mining Institute
#BizTrends2021: Mining's year ahead will demand deep innovationArticle

Mining's immediate future is to be impacted not just by economic cycles or established trends, but by structural issues demanding urgent and deep innovation...

Frederick Cawood 6 Jan 2021

South Africa, Canada join forces to host virtual SA Music Week in 2021
South Africa, Canada join forces to host virtual SA Music Week in 2021Article

South Africa and Canada are set to join forces to host the 2021 South African Music Week, which will be held virtually from 26 to 28 January...

29 Dec 2020

Makerspaces: Equipping students with skills for employability in the 21st century
Makerspaces: Equipping students with skills for employability in the 21st centuryArticle

We are in the cusp of the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) which is replete with major disruptions in almost every aspect of our lives and in this respect education is no exception...

Ahmed Shaikh, Issued by Regent Business School 21 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: Logistics & Transport
#BestofBiz 2020: Logistics & TransportArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

14 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: Finance & Insurance
#BestofBiz 2020: Finance & InsuranceArticle

What a year 2020 has been! So, we've curated the year's most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views on Bizcommunity's Finance & Insurance platform into our #BestofBiz2020 list...

14 Dec 2020

Mancosa launches futuristic iTeach Lab for experiential teacher training
Mancosa launches futuristic iTeach Lab for experiential teacher trainingArticle

Said to be the first of its kind in the country, the iTeach Lab has officially been launched by Mancosa School of Education. The lab combines elements of Steam (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) in seven unique hubs designed to prepare and empower student-teachers for the 21st century...

9 Dec 2020

Empowering the modern workforce: HR trends for 2020 and beyond
Empowering the modern workforce: HR trends for 2020 and beyondArticle

Tshepo Yvonne Mosadi, human resources director at Heineken South Africa, provides some HR trends to help managers build a foundation for success in 2021 and beyond...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 8 Dec 2020

SAICE inaugurates Vishal Krishandutt as its 118th president
SAICE inaugurates Vishal Krishandutt as its 118th presidentArticle

Vishal Krishandutt was recently inaugurated as the South African Institution of Civil Engineering's (SAICE) 118th president...

4 Dec 2020

#IABInsightSeries: IAB SA 2021 predictions
#IABInsightSeries: IAB SA 2021 predictionsArticle

The IAB SA recently hosted its 22nd insight webinar on Zoom, featuring IAB SA members Jarred Cinman, Ann-Mari Höfinger, Noah Makholwa, Karyn Strybos and Melissa Kariuki...

Jessica Tennant 2 Dec 2020

Gender equality - Past, present and future
Gender equality - Past, present and futureArticle

We are once again in the throes of a familiar predicament. 2020 has, unfortunately, yielded even more reason for the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence...

Dhesigen Naidoo 1 Dec 2020

Forge Academy launches new fully-inclusive AI lab
Forge Academy launches new fully-inclusive AI labArticle

The lab offers a programme for South African youths that is modelled on Finnish education principles and equipped with Nokia smart technology. Startup businesses can also access special funding, laboratory time, Wi-Fi, think tanks, and smart technologies...

26 Nov 2020

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